News and Events - Inquests & Public Inquiries


24th Aug 2018News

Nikita McNeill appears in Article 2 Inquest following A&E death

Nikita McNeill appeared in an Article 2 inquest concerning the death in A&E of a young woman with significant learning and physical difficulties. The deceased was admitted to the Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust after vomiting for 24 hours. The Coroner heard that in the two and half hours following her admission doctors and nurses failed […]

26th Jul 2018News

Gavin Irwin successfully represents Emergency Medicine Registrar at the Inquest of a 33 year old woman who died from a rare form of infection

Gavin Irwin represented an Emergency Medicine Registrar at an Inquest before the Senior Coroner for the Black Country. The deceased presented at the A&E Department of Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley with a sore ankle and, sadly, died as a result of necrotising fasciitis less than 48 hours later. This rare condition spreads rapidly, for reasons […]

17th Jul 2018News

Alex Tampakopoulos Represents the Family of a Challenger 2 Tank Commander, One of Two Crewmen Killed During a Live Firing Shoot at Castlemartin

The family of Corporal Darren Nielson, the tank commander, was represented at the inquest by Alexandra Tampakopoulos instructed by Clare Stevens of Hilary Meredith. On 14 June 2017, a tank commander and operator were killed and two other crewman injured after the Challenger 2 tank in which they were conducting a live firing exercise exploded […]